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, by the obama administration, now what it says the memo justifies the targeted killing of an american who is considered a senior operational leader of al qaeda or an associated group, and who poses an imminent threat of violent attack against the united states. want to bring in halle goran any. a controversial issue, under president bush, now president obama. the fact that the government does have the power, and the authority, to kill an american overseas that's considered a threat. and how do they define that? >> that's the question because when you say imminent, it could be imminent in a few hours, in a few weeks, saying you can target a member of al qaeda, senior operational al qaeda leader, or associated forces. how are you defining associated forces? how are you defining the word imminent? how are you defining the word threat? all of these things are things that are open to interpretation and has civil liberties groups, as well, worried about what this means as far as the u.s., executive powers authority to decide, based on kind of unclear, sometimes, terms in terms how they're defin
and be okay as a republic. >> on the subject of border security the obama administration has record deportations, nearly 400,000 in 2011. one study shows the u.s. spends $18 billion every year on immigration enforcement, more than all other federal agencies combined. what more can be done? >> well i'll give you two instances, cocaine, a kilo of cocaine today is cheaper than it was when i was a federal prosecutor so we're not doing a terribly good job keeping the drugs out and 2,000 ak-47s went to arm the mexican drug cartel. i realize you cannot her m hermedically seal the border. we have two borders so i'm talking about both of them, but from a national security standpoint, a law enforcement standpoint, from a sovereignty standpoint i don't think it's asking so much we know who is coming into our country. it's not fair to people who are following the legal process to have an unlawful process so it's national nativeism, it's not xenophobia. we want to know what is coming into our country. janet napolitano has given the same statistics. to be honest with you, the fact our economy is
violence. we will tell you where he is headed. >>> plus, the new controversy over the obama administration's contraception compromise. why some companies are not so happy about it still. you will hear from one. >>> former marine is accused of killing the man known as america's deadliest sniper at a resort lodge. a live update. "newsroom" starts now. >>> good morning. thanks for being with me. i'm carol costello reporting from washington. this just in. we are keeping our eyes on the stock market as we cross the top of the hour. because the dow is tanking. it has been down around 100 points since the opening bell rang 30 minutes ago. alison kosik is at the new york stock exchange. why is this happening? >> so close, yet so far. just when the dow was within striking distance of its all-time high we are seeing this pullback. hey, it was fun on friday watching the dow hit 14,000. it went past that for first time in five years. now we are watching the dow pull further away from that milestone. what happened was on friday, you saw the dow rally pretty much on an upbeat jobs report from january. t
, you know there is that lacking as critics are pointing out under the obama administration when it comes to drone strikes, jeff toobin, if this were to be a george w. bush administration or republican administration, would the reaction be different? >> think about how outraged democrats have been for years about guantanamo, the treatment of the detainees there, the fact they have been kept there at all, torture, of course, as you mentioned. this is life and death. forget keeping you in a nasty cell in guantanamo. this is killing people intentionally and the obama administration thinks that's just fine under these circumstances. the same people who were so mad about what president bush was doing. >> this is not going anywhere. jeff toobin, thank you. tom juneau, thank you, both, very much. >> thanks for having me. >>> and this one today, olympic skier lindsey vonn took a frightening tumble in this championship race in europe. and then she caught a ride, look at this, from a helicopter. talk about dramatic. here she goes to safety. lindsey vonn, the face of women's skiing, danglin
's a phrase that say sums up the obama's administration approach to the economy, rather than targeting specific groups the president insisted that policies benefiting all americans will in turn help those who are the most in need. but that philosophy is not sitting well with some in the african-american committee who some criticize as a lack of action. my next guest is ryan mack, president of optimum capital management and today he'll meet with one of the most vocal critics dr. cornell west to discuss the state of the economy. welcome. >> thank you for having me. >> the racial wealth gap is astounding. the census bureau shows whites have 22 times more wealth than blacks, a gap that doubled during the recession largely due to the housing crisis. many in the african-american community say that's unacceptable and the president doesn't seem to be doing much about that. >> again, i think we have to look at the whole picture here and i definitely am in line with a lot of things that dr. west says, a lot of the critics, on holding the president more accountable. we have to also hold ourselves
. >> good morning. >> good morning. first question, the obama administration says it is aok to kill americans suspected of terrorism overseas. >> this is giving the legal justification for killing american citizens without any trial -- >> i would point you to the ample judicial precedent for the idea that someone who takes up arms against the united states in a war against the united states is an enemy, and therefore could be targeted accordingly. >> so first question, should the u.s. be able to kill american terror suspects without trial? jason? >> no. because they are americans. and we are supposed to have rights. we are supposed to have trials. look, mistakes happen in the battlefield, if there is a shoot outgoing on in iraq or afghanistan and people end up dying, that is one thing. this is a slippery slope, this could lead to americans in europe, this is horrible policy, liberals and conservatives should be jumping up and down about this. >> i think this needs to be looked at carefully. if that american is actually -- it's proven he has taken up arms against our soldiers and is
or killed? >> the obama administration under fire for using drones to kill american terrorists overseas. giuliani's point and our question, would it be better to capture terrorists than kill them? alice? >> absolutely. we've received scores of information from the three people that enhance interrogation techniques were used in the bush administration. we did receive actionable intelligence that led us to the capture of bin laden. panetta said so. the hypocrisy the democrats have lambasted that but obama killed scores of people with these drones. these are fine if they're used for actual surveillance and receiving good information, but they should not be used for just random fishing expeditions. >> maria? >> you know, carol, in an ideal world, of course, it would be better to do that and that way i think the justice system would be carried out as we all believe that it should but at the same time we're not living in an ideal world and we're not living and we're not executing a war that is a kind of war that we have executed in years past where it's country against country. these are terr
intelligence committee will get a chance to look at the documents. the obama administration has come under fire for its drone strike policy. >>> a congressman from connecticut is asking steven spielberg to fix a mistake in the movie lincoln before it comes out on dvd. the film shows two connecticut law makers voting against the amendment to end slavery. but records show that all of the lawmakers from connecticut voted for it. we will see if steven spielberg comes through. i'm thinking, not. >>> today something new in the newsroom. talk back for 30 minutes, three topics, great guests, your input. let's get going. today's first question, are the newtown kids being exploited? suddenly the newtown kids are stars, they seem to be everywhere. at the super bowl. ♪ o beautiful for spacious skies, for amber waves of grain ♪ >> then at a knicks game, and ndho tge. movie in the works -ao carpet preshow to sing the wildly popular song call me many, the one about the girl who pines over a guy who turns out to be gay? call me tacky maybe, sabrina post who will sing disagrees saying it benefits the kids a
part -- you still own your home. take control of your retirement today. ♪ ♪ . >>> president obama is going to announce his nomination for the new secretary of interior, senior administration official tells cnn he is going to nominate the ceo of the outdoor equipment company rei, we will bring that announcement to you live when it happens. also, right now we understand they are speaking on capitol hill, these are house republicans, they have one thing on their plate here at least for today, that is cutting the spending, especially pentagon spending, they are trying to avoid the deep military cuts that automatically are going to trigger in about three weeks. defense chief leon panetta is now painting a gloomy worst case scenario, if that happens. >> make no mistake, if these cuts happen, there will be a serious disruption in defense programs and a sharp decline in our military readiness. we have already begun an all out effort to plan for how to operate under such a scenario. but it's also very clear, that there are no good options. >> i want to bring in barbara starr at the pentago
shooting. she was shot and killed days after marching in president obama's inauguration parade. we have more from chicago. the first lady is traveling with some other administration heavyweights, isn't she? >> reporter: that's right, martin. you know, the first lady is returning to her hometown. this is where she grew up here in chicago. she's coming with senior adviser valerie jarrett and education secretary arne duncan who are also chicagoans. you know, this is -- the violence in this city, the gun violence in this city is something that the president himself has brought up in numerous speeches including right after this shooting in newtown. talking about the kind of violence we see on street corners in places like chicago and in philadelphia. and i should mention, too, he even taped a special video message to the city of chicago last summer talking about the gun violence. and in that video, he said that it's everyone's responsibility to make our streets safe so that children's biggest concern is that algebra test or physics test and not getting home, walking home from school. this is
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